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Day 55-Getting My Mind Straight...Again

Sunday, November 08, 2015      3 comments

Today was my weigh in day. I had a feeling I would be up. I gained a pound. Not bad at all. I refuse to beat myself up over a pound. Did I feel good about it? No. I came home from work today to an empty house. Empty except for the do... Read more

Oh What I Realized Today

Sunday, October 25, 2015      4 comments

Today I thought I would be up in my weight. I am doing the One Pound At A Time weight loss challenge through the 55-65 with 50 Pounds to Lose Team ( I know I butchered the team name. Sorry but it is close). I was down 1/2 of a pound since las... Read more

Plan, Plan, Plan

Saturday, October 17, 2015      3 comments

I find it so much easier to plan my meals the day before I actually have them. Planning the night before, especially when working the next day, allows me to get my lunch ready as much as possible, and even preparing what I can for the next days... Read more

Sometimes it feels impossible

Thursday, October 15, 2015      5 comments

I hate the fluctuating scale! Maybe I should not be weighing myself every day. I know I should not be weighing myself every day. But it is habit, and a hard one to break. Today is day 31 of logging into Sparkpeople. I have lost weight h... Read more

It's Amazing What A Day Can Make

Sunday, October 11, 2015      3 comments

Yesterday I blogged about being kind of stuck. This morning was weigh in for one of my challenges. I was up a pound and a half. Ugh. But it doesn't matter. Why? Because I know that if I stay on the right track, things will turn around. ... Read more

Quote of the Day

Saturday, October 10, 2015      4 comments

Even if you're on the right track, you'll get run over if you just sit there. - Will Rogers I like this quote. I can relate to it. After all, you have to move in work, in family and in your weight loss journey. A lot of times I fee... Read more

Day 21

Thursday, October 08, 2015      4 comments

Oh how I hope I can keep this up. It has been working so far and I am happy. But I have been here before. Something snaps and I am right back where I started from. I am already fretting the holidays. I will be going back home for Than... Read more

Just a little song I wrote

Wednesday, October 07, 2015      0 comments

I have no idea why or how I came up with this song, but it popped into my head so I am sharing it here. Kind of rap it out! DON'T FLUCTUATE Gettin on the scale This great morn I say a little prayer That the number is down ... Read more

Eating Out

Sunday, October 04, 2015      4 comments

So, I am on day 21 after starting over with Sparkpeople...again. I have lost 13 pounds since my highest weigh in on August 19th (started Sparkpeople after this date). I always thought that I could never lose weight because we have such a s... Read more

Back Again

Sunday, September 27, 2015      3 comments

I am back. I have not been active on Sparkpeople since 2011. I had to quit. Not entirely true, but I had to quit my challenges and working out. I have an autoimmune disease called Polymiositis. It started way back in 1996. It is a dise... Read more

5% Winter Challenge

Wednesday, November 30, 2011      1 comments

I can't wait to start this challenge although I am late posting this. I think I am posting this in the correct place. My plans for this challenge are: Try to drink more water Try to track everything Try to avoid carbs Try to wor... Read more

Tennis Lessons

Friday, September 30, 2011      2 comments

I love tennis. I wish I had started playing back in high school. But I waited until my late 40's to begin. It took a long time to learn the game. I have taken numerous lessons. They tell me that I have to learn to slow down, be consistent, ... Read more


Wednesday, September 28, 2011      5 comments

So, I changed my picture, but it came out sideways. So I changed it again to the dress that is in the background, thinking this will give me more incentive if I look at it every time I posted. But the dress did not stick. The sideways picture... Read more

Fall 5% Challenge Commitment - Assignment #3

Monday, September 19, 2011      2 comments

Today's assignment is to list all the reasons you want to lose weight. What do you want to change? How do you want to look? How do you want to feel? What things will you be able to do in the future with a slimmer healthier body? And list all the... Read more

Fall 5% Challenge Commitment

Monday, September 19, 2011      2 comments

I will exercise at least 6 days a week for a minimum of 30 minutes for the 56 days of the challenge. I will follow my Gluten Free Eating Plan and enter my foods into the food tracker daily. I will check in with my team daily and leave... Read more

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